The Arizona Fall League revealed its preliminary rosters Thursday, and the Boston Red Sox will send an intriguing group of prospects to participate.

Here’s a look at the Red Sox farmhands who’ve been assigned to AFL teams for 2018:

The AFL, an offseason league owned and operated by Major League Baseball, typically features some of baseball’s best prospects, and this year is no different. While rosters likely will evolve between now and when the season begins Oct. 9, there are 17 players from’s Top 100 Prospects list on the teams announced Thursday, including No. 1 prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. of the Toronto Blue Jays system.

Michael Chavis is the Red Sox’s top prospect, according to Bobby Dalbec (No. 6), Darwinzon Hernandez (No. 7), Mike Shawaryn (No. 9) and Josh Ockimey (No. 10) also rank in Boston’s top 10.

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